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DC at Dusk Monument Tour

Washington DC
Tour Group With a Tour Guide at Night
Luxury Tour Bus
Luxury Tour Bus | Open-Top or Closed-Top Convertible Bus
Tour Group on Open-Top or Glass-Top Convertible Bus
start: 7:30 PM
duration: 3 hours
place: U.S. Navy Memorial
type: Bus Tours
CLOSED-TOP BUS $64 / $54 per adult / per child book now
GLASS-TOP BUS $94 per traveler book now
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Experience the magic of Washington DC night tours with our DC at Dusk tour! Discover iconic landmarks, monuments, and memorials beautifully illuminated at night! Book today for an unforgettable evening adventure!

Your guided DC night tour begins at the U.S. Navy Memorial at 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW – halfway between the White House and the U.S. Capitol – and will bring you a unique and breathtaking look at our nation’s capital!

Take a trip to the twilight zone with this mesmerizing dusk city highlights tour. As night falls in the capital, all the most famous monuments are lit up, casting a glimmering glow over the city and offering countless photo opportunities. You’ll begin the tour at the U.S. Navy Memorial, before heading through the half-light to major attractions such as the White House, the Korean War Memorial, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.

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You’ll find each one features special illuminations at night, with regular opportunities to hop off and see the spectacular sculpture work up close. The full shimmering skyline can be seen at the start and endpoint of your tour, which also includes views of the twinkling Tidal Basin and Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Washington, DC, night tours don’t get much more magical than this!

Please note that an upgrade option for this tour is conducted with a luxury glass-top or open-top convertible bus led by a driver/guide in one! Please note that convertible buses switch from open-tops to glass-tops between Oct 15 – Mar 15 due to colder temperatures.


United States Navy Memorial Start/End open in google maps
US Navy Memorial
White House Guided Stop (outside only)
White House
United States Capitol Building Guided Stop (outside only)
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World War II Memorial Guided Stop
WWII Memorial and Washington Monument
Washington Monument Photo Op
Washington Monument From Lincoln Memorial
Thomas Jefferson Guided Stop
Jefferson Memorial
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Guided Stop
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
Lincoln Memorial Guided Stop
Lincoln Memorial
Korean War Memorial Guided Stop
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Guided Stop
Lincoln Memorial
US Marine Corp War (Iwo Jima) Memorial Guided Stop
Iwo Jima Memorial


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Perfect for Families

Our tour and guide was amazing! We had so much fun and could not have asked for better service. We had a great time as a family and would love to do the tour again! - Hannah A.

Small group tour hits all the top spots

Highly recommend! The tour covered all the main sites with ample photo ops and stops to walk around the monuments. Small size tour and comfy mini van (open top in warmer seasons, glass top in colder ones). Our tour guide, Brittany, was friendly and well-informed. Good price for what you get, too. - JC


This tour was great! So awesome. I’d recommend to anyone visiting DC and was the highlight of our trip. - Natan F.

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Debbie Brinlee

Nick is the BEST tour guide! We loved it so much we did a day tour and a dusk tour both were awesome!

F Tucker-Lively

We took the Nighttime Tour of Monuments. Nick was a fabulous guide. I enjoyed how he shared his knowledge and humor with us. If only he was my Government and History teacher, I would have remembered more. Great tour!

Janet Lee

We loved our tour with Dion (Tour Guide) + Curtis (Driver). Our group had the best time with them and many of us said that this is the best tour they ever had, hands down. Dion has genuine excitement and deep, deep knowledge about US history and all the sites. However, it was never boring because he has such an amazing personality and unique storytelling ability. It felt like a re-telling of US History that we have never heard before. Although it was a lot of walking, he kept us entertained and engaged and knew when to get the right photo. He is very talented at what he does and it was definitely a highlight of our trip. Appreciate your hard work and enthusiasm!

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Why type of buses does USA Guided Tours use?

Our luxury tour buses provide a comfortable and climate-controlled environment for an enjoyable touring experience, while also offering protection from the elements. We cater to various group sizes with a diverse fleet of vehicles, from SUVs to premium motor-coaches, ensuring that our private tours can be customized for couples or large groups alike. To maintain a more intimate atmosphere on our public tours, we intentionally limit the capacity of our tour buses to keep the average group size small.
We do our best to keep large, same-party groups together on the same bus, but please remember that the seating is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Once you claim your seats – they’re reserved only for you for the duration of the tour.

Are we allowed to bring luggage on the tour?

Unfortunately, our shuttles are not wheelchair accessible, nor is there storage for baby strollers. If you have a wheelchair, please call us to make special vehicle arrangements for your tour. Some of our tours involve longer walks so if you like, you may stay on board the shuttle, near the landmark, without exiting the shuttle bus every time.

What is USA Guided Tours cancelation policy?

Free Cancellation up to 24 Hours in Advance > if you cancel your booking 24 hours in advance of your tour departure time – a full refund will be issued


Free Cancellation up to 1 Hour in Advance With Tour Booking Insurance > if you purchase Tour Booking Insurance at $5.99 per person, booking cancellations may be made up to 1 hour in advance of your tour departure time for a full refund

What are the blackout dates for tours?

Jan 1 New Year’s Day – All Tours Closed
Jan 20 March for Life – Day Tours Closed
Mar 18 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon – Day Tours Closed
Apr 2 Cherry Blossom Ten Miler – Day Tours Closed

Apr 15 National Cherry Blossom Parade® – Day Tours Closed
May 7 National Women’s Half Marathon – Day Tours Closed

May 28 AMVETS’ “Rolling to Remember” – Day Tours Closed
May 29 Memorial Day – All Tours Closed
July 4 Independence Day – All Tours Closed
Aug 28 The Commitment March – Day Tours Closed
Oct 8 Army Ten Miler – Day Tours Closed
Oct 29 Marine Corps Marathon – Day Tours Closed
Oct 31 Halloween – Night Tours Closed
Nov 23 Thanksgiving Day – All Tours Closed
Dec 24 Christmas Eve – Night Tours Closed
Dec 25 Christmas Day – All Tours Closed
Dec 31 New Year’s Eve – All Tours Closed

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